Nokia unveils 3 smartphones powered by Symbian Belle

announced the launch of three feature-packed, mass market smartphones, bringing
the latest smartphone functionality at attractive price points and including
market-leading innovation with Symbian Belle.

Nokia 700, Nokia 701 and Nokia 600 extend the range of available designs,
features and functionality in the Nokia Symbian smartphone range.  

Belle powers all three, with single-tap NFC technology sharing and pairing, the
most personal user interface so far and a more powerful mobile Web browsing

capabilities allow any of the three new smartphones to pair with NFC-enabled
mobile accessories such as speakers or Bluetooth headphones and headsets. To
extend the range of available NFC-enabled accessories, Nokia is also announcing
the launch of the Nokia Essence Bluetooth Stereo Headset, which can be paired
with any NFC-enabled smartphone simply by tapping the two devices together.


bringing exciting new features to the Symbian user experience only two months
ago with Symbian Anna, we are now driving the platform even further with our
most competitive Symbian user experience ever,” said Ilari Nurmi, vice president
at Nokia.

Belle is the latest in a series of planned software updates to the Symbian
platform, which started with Symbian Anna and will continue into 2012. Symbian
Belle increases the number of home screens from three to six providing more
room to display applications and services. Live widgets, now come in five
different sizes, making the home screens come alive and giving users more
flexibility to personalize the user experience.

also includes a pull down menu and taskbar to access notifications from any of
the home screens and further enhancements to the Web browsing experience. All
in all, Symbian Belle provides Nokia’s most competitive, seamless and intuitive
Symbian experience so far.

the announcement today Nokia has made it clear that Symbian will continue to
play an important role in its product portfolio along side Windows Phone 7,”
said Nick McQuire of IDC. There is a sense of urgency in the way improvements
and innovation are being delivered to the platform that demonstrates how
committed Nokia is to make Symbian products a competitive smartphone choice.”

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